The 2012 Festival included
a number of activities,
ranging from live music and
demonstrations to:

Persimmon pulp and puddings
on sale, as well as other
persimmon uses such as fudge,
2012 Festival Activities
muffins, cookies and bread. Persimmon history. Persimmon
Festival T-shirts or hat.

Beyond the persimmon itself, food vendors offered a range of
country foods such as pinto beans, cornbread, barbecue, fried
apple pies, soups, cider and iced tea, plus Stonefield Cellars wines.

Arts & crafts vendors offered a range of items on-site, along with
demonstrations from a blacksmith, a woodworker with a
food-powered pole lathe, a flintnapper and a chainsaw artist.

Displays included antique tractors and farm machinery, antique
automobiles and trucks, in the vicinity of the recently-restored
vintage blacksmith shop. Attendees could take a short stroll to one
of the largest poplar trees in Guilford County.

In addition to live music (including the Persimmon Pickers and
others) on the newly-built stage at the renovated Barn, visitors
saw Revolutionary War-era living and cooking; and heard chats on
Revolutionary and Civil War encounters in the area. There was also
a children's area with vintage games.